The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Milton Keynes region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 51 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 21 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.31% 0.14% 2.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.13% 1.01% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Average daily rate
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£430 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £340 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £340 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
160 99 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.60% 14.06% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 48 47
Average daily rate £361 £381 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% +15.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.89 £18.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.93% +40.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Milton Keynes region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server.

1 40 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 31 (77.50%) Java
3 30 (75.00%) Web Services
4 24 (60.00%) UNIX
5 23 (57.50%) J2EE
6 21 (52.50%) Windows
6 21 (52.50%) SOAP
7 20 (50.00%) Linux
8 19 (47.50%) Change Management
9 15 (37.50%) LDAP
9 15 (37.50%) DTS
10 14 (35.00%) Finance
11 13 (32.50%) SQL
12 11 (27.50%) IBM
13 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 10 (25.00%) HTML
14 9 (22.50%) OO
14 9 (22.50%) JBoss
14 9 (22.50%) CSS
14 9 (22.50%) JSP
14 9 (22.50%) HTTP
14 9 (22.50%) Introscope
14 9 (22.50%) CA Wily
15 8 (20.00%) Spring
15 8 (20.00%) Eclipse
16 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
16 7 (17.50%) JDBC
16 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
17 6 (15.00%) Oracle
17 6 (15.00%) SSL

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.00%) Liferay
2 4 (10.00%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) LDAP
2 9 (22.50%) HTTP
3 6 (15.00%) SSL
4 5 (12.50%) Firewall
5 4 (10.00%) Intranet
5 4 (10.00%) Internet
5 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) DTS
2 3 (7.50%) DB2
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Introscope
2 8 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) MyEclipse
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
1 15 (37.50%) Deployment Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Java Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Web Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Web Content Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (75.00%) Web Services
2 23 (57.50%) J2EE
3 21 (52.50%) SOAP
4 10 (25.00%) HTML
5 9 (22.50%) CSS
5 9 (22.50%) JSP
6 8 (20.00%) Spring
7 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
7 7 (17.50%) JDBC
8 6 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (12.50%) JNDI
10 4 (10.00%) WebCenter
11 2 (5.00%) jQuery
11 2 (5.00%) Struts
11 2 (5.00%) XML
12 1 (2.50%) XSD
12 1 (2.50%) XSLT
12 1 (2.50%) XML Schema
12 1 (2.50%) JAXP
12 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) UNIX
2 21 (52.50%) Windows
3 20 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) zOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Change Management
2 9 (22.50%) OO
3 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (12.50%) High Availability
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.00%) SOA
6 2 (5.00%) Content Management
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.50%) RAD
7 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
7 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Analytics
7 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) Jython
4 5 (12.50%) Korn
4 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) IBM
2 9 (22.50%) JBoss
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) FatWire
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft